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Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original 100 ea

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Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea
 
4.6

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • No side effects (14)
  • Relieves symptoms fast (13)
  • Effective (12)
  • Relieves pain (9)
  • Easy to administer (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Heartburn (11)
  • Travel (7)
  • Emergencies (6)
  • Upset stomach (6)
  • Quick fix (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Have medical condition (7), Average health (5), Healthy adult (5), Elderly (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This is a wonderful ...

This is a wonderful antacid. I have tried Tums, Maalox and Rolaids, and found them all to be very ineffective. These have a more pleasant taste than any of the other brands I've...Read complete review

This is a wonderful antacid. I have tried Tums, Maalox and Rolaids, and found them all to be very ineffective. These have a more pleasant taste than any of the other brands I've tried (kind of a fluffy marshmallow flavor), and the results are immediate and lasting. My husband doesn't think the taste is so great but he does agree that they are rather effective. With Tums, I would take 4-6 tablets and 30 minutes later feel like I needed more. These were also very helpful in the first trimester of my pregnancy; when nothing seemed to sooth the burn they usually worked (just be careful of your sodium level). These may cost a little more than some other antacids, but they are worth it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works, But the Taste!

I could not even tolerate more than two of these. I got the Original Flavor, which is a weird cross between mint and a strong yet strange vanilla flavor. I did not care...Read complete review

I could not even tolerate more than two of these. I got the Original Flavor, which is a weird cross between mint and a strong yet strange vanilla flavor. I did not care for them at all. They worked, but I seriously had to choke them down. Not something I wanted to deal with when I had bad heartburn.

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5.0

Only chewable for me.

By 

from N GA

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Relieves Pain
  • Relieves Symptoms Fast

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Heartburn

    Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

    Works better than any other chewable I've tried.

     
    5.0

    The Very Best

    By 

    from Tucson, AZ

    describe yourself Elderly, Have Medical Condition

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Good Flavor
    • No Side Effects
    • Relieves Symptoms Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Emergencies
      • Everyday
      • Heartburn
      • Upset Stomach

      Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

      When my Doctor recommended the Gaviscon Chewable Tablet I hesitated but to my surprise It's great. I have it in my purse, at my bedside and in the kitchen. Chew 2 before I go to bed ... just because,

       
      5.0

      Once I tried I have continued to buy.

      By 

      from Tucson, AZ

      describe yourself Elderly, Have Medical Condition

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Administer
      • Effective
      • Good Flavor
      • No Side Effects
      • Relieves Pain
      • Relieves Symptoms Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Heartburn
        • Upset Stomach

        Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

        I always chew 2 tabs before going to bed.

         
        5.0

        This really works

        By 

        from Eastern Shore, MD

        describe yourself Healthy Adult

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Administer
        • Effective
        • Good Flavor
        • No Side Effects
        • Relieves Symptoms Fast

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Emergencies
          • Heartburn
          • Travel
          • Upset Stomach

          Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

          When you feel stomach discomfort, Gaviscon works fast to alleviate it. We always travel with it because you never know about restaurant food. We don't like to take pills, but Gaviscon has never caused any side effects. We think it's the 'minimal' thing to take to get good, fast results.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Worked when others won't.

          By 

          from Connecticut

          describe yourself Have Medical Condition

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Effective
          • No Side Effects
          • Relieves Pain
          • Relieves Symptoms Fast

          Cons

          • Unusual Flavor

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Heartburn
          • Upset Stomach

          Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

          Gaviscon has helped, when after long term use of prilosec and Zantac began causing deteriorating conditions. Great for acid reflux, works in minutes, and with no side effects or stomach pain that can happen with the long term acid medications.

          Far better than tums or rolaids, which don't often help the problem.

          The only drawback is the unusual flavor. It tastes of marshmallow/cake batter filled with a center of baking soda. Definately an alkaline finish to the taste. It also foams into a creamy strange texture, however that texture after swallowing forms a coating that offers instant relief.

           
          2.0

          Works, But the Taste!

          By 

          from Chicago, Illinois

          describe yourself Healthy Adult

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Effective
          • No Side Effects
          • Relieves Pain
          • Relieves Symptoms Fast

          Cons

          • Poor Taste/Smell

          Best Uses

          • Emergencies
          • Heartburn

          Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

          I could not even tolerate more than two of these. I got the Original Flavor, which is a weird cross between mint and a strong yet strange vanilla flavor. I did not care for them at all. They worked, but I seriously had to choke them down. Not something I wanted to deal with when I had bad heartburn.

           
          4.0

          i take one every night

          By 

          from phoenix, az

          Pros

          • Relieves Symptoms Fast

          Cons

          • Foaming

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

            i have acid reflux and i'm 40. i take omeprazole every morning but gravity seems to win when i lay down for sleep. even with my bed top propt up i still get acid reflux and sore throats from it, but i take one gaviscon before sleep every night (for about 1 year now). it seems to help and i get better sleep. sometimes i will wake up around 4am and take another one, that seems to be about the effective time for 1. does foam a bit so will give a bit of gas and can make you stomach a bit rumbly in the morning sometimes. best i've found so far though.

             
            4.0

            Gross, but works

            By 

            from Tuscaloosa, AL

            describe yourself Have Medical Condition

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Easy To Administer
            • Effective
            • Relieves Symptoms Fast

            Cons

            • Gross Texture

            Best Uses

            • Breakthrough Reflux

            Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

            This product does work for the times when my prescription fails to prevent acid reflux problems. That being said, I try anything to not have to take it because it grosses me out so much. You have to chew the tablets before swallowing (according to the directions), and at first it has a taste reminscent of cake batter (sounds great, right?) but in an instant it starts foaming up and curdling in your mouth. Its so chalky, foamy, and gross that every time I have to use it, I start gagging and have to chug at least 12 ounces of water.
            I am glad to see from a few reviews that some people actually like the taste of this medicine, but I just wanted to get the word out there that the texture is sickening (in my opinion).
            Even though it works well, I will be looking for another option for occasional use that won't make me gag when I take it!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Will buy again and again

            By 

            from Memphis, TN

            describe yourself Have Medical Condition

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Good Flavor
            • Relieves Pain
            • Relieves Symptoms Fast

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Heartburn

              Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

              This product works fast and does the job! Have recommended to many family and friends and they use it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome for acid reflux

              By 

              from Maryland

              describe yourself Have Medical Condition

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Administer
              • Effective
              • Good Flavor
              • No Side Effects
              • Relieves Symptoms Fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Heartburn
                • Travel
                • Upset Stomach

                Comments about Gaviscon Extra Strength Chewable Antacid Tablets, Original, 100 ea:

                I take a lot of NSAIDs for rheumatoid arthritis that do a number on my stomach. Even though I take a Rx med for acid reflux, sometimes it doesn't cut it when it's really bad. Gaviscon is the best antacid I've ever used and the doctor said I should use it as needed.

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